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Christian Science Monitor: At Stephon Clark Funeral, A Familiar Story Amplifies Drumbeat for Change

Christian Science Monitor: At Stephon Clark Funeral, A Familiar Story Amplifies Drumbeat for Change

It’s a news story that’s grown uncomfortably familiar in the past four years: A young black man, apprehended by police, flees a scene. The officers give chase and, thinking he has a weapon, fatally shoot the suspect. No weapon is found. The community rises up… Continue Reading Christian Science Monitor: At Stephon Clark Funeral, A Familiar Story Amplifies Drumbeat for Change

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CityLab: What Urban Doctors Need to Understand About Patients’ Health

CityLab: What Urban Doctors Need to Understand About Patients’ Health

Judy Lubin, an adjunct professor in the Department of Sociology and Criminology at Howard University, says that current research shows that over 50 percent of a community’s health is determined by social factors. For instance, recent studies stress that one’s neighborhood is a strong determinant… Continue Reading CityLab: What Urban Doctors Need to Understand About Patients’ Health

NPR: Smartphones play crucial role for Black Lives Matter

NPR: Smartphones play crucial role for Black Lives Matter

Demonstrations tied to the Black Lives Matter movement continued through the weekend in cities all over the country. As they marched in — and sometimes blocked — streets, protesters used smartphones to organize, communicate, and document what was happening, as it was happening. Sociologist Judy Lubin said… Continue Reading NPR: Smartphones play crucial role for Black Lives Matter

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ThinkProgress: Dr. Lubin Discusses Why Police Violence Is A Public Health Issue

ThinkProgress: Dr. Lubin Discusses Why Police Violence Is A Public Health Issue

The recent spate of police shootings — leaving two black men dead on opposite ends of the country — inspired a familiar response from lawmakers across the United States, many of whom called for policy changes and powerful legislation. However, a growing number of human rights advocates are pushing… Continue Reading ThinkProgress: Dr. Lubin Discusses Why Police Violence Is A Public Health Issue

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CNN: Dr. Lubin Discusses Racial Double Standard That Could Save Obamacare

CNN: Dr. Lubin Discusses Racial Double Standard That Could Save Obamacare

If you want to know why support for Obamacare is at an all-time high, here’s one explanation: A change in complexion leads to a change in perception…More Americans now realize Obamacare helps millions of working class whites and that it’s not — as once portrayed by conservatives… Continue Reading CNN: Dr. Lubin Discusses Racial Double Standard That Could Save Obamacare

Judy Lubin’s White House Panel Remarks: Fifty Years After Medicare Desegregated Hospitals, Blacks Still Fighting for Health Care Access

Judy Lubin’s White House Panel Remarks: Fifty Years After Medicare Desegregated Hospitals, Blacks Still Fighting for Health Care Access

[Read this article on Huffington Post] The ability to access quality health care services for the majority of the black population has been largely due to federal government policies and initiatives designed to address long-standing, systemic barriers to medical care for African Americans. As part… Continue Reading Judy Lubin’s White House Panel Remarks: Fifty Years After Medicare Desegregated Hospitals, Blacks Still Fighting for Health Care Access

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Dr. Lubin’s Analysis of the Impact of the ACA on Latinos Featured in Harvard Journal of Hispanic Policy

Dr. Lubin’s Analysis of the Impact of the ACA on Latinos Featured in Harvard Journal of Hispanic Policy

CURE’s Dr. Judy Lubin’s analysis of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and its potential for improving access to care for the Latino population is featured in the Spring 2014 issue of the Harvard Journal of Hispanic Policy. An academic, non-partisan policy journal housed in the… Continue Reading Dr. Lubin’s Analysis of the Impact of the ACA on Latinos Featured in Harvard Journal of Hispanic Policy